How can I find out which user launched an EC2 instance in my account?
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I want to identify the user that launched an Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instance in my account. How can I view this information?
AWS CloudTrail allows you to view the last 90 days of recorded API activity and events in an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Region. When viewing your CloudTrail event history, you can apply one attribute filter and a time range filter to narrow the results.
Before you begin, identify the instance ID for the instance that you want to investigate. Follow these steps: